Thursday Habs Headlines: Brendan Gallagher continues to be a leader

Here are your daily links, including Brendan Gallagher’s crucial contributions, Jonathan Drouin’s secret to success, Montreal’s great dynasties, and more.

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • After putting up two goals and an assist against the struggling Ducks, Brendan Gallagher is on track for a second consecutive 30-goal season, and his impact on the team hasn’t gone unnoticed. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Les Canadiennes forward Ann-Sophie Bettez will face the Americans in a three-game series starting this month as part of Team Canada. [Canadiens]
  • Pierre LeBrun believes he has discovered the secret to Jonathan Drouin’s recent success. [TSN (Video)]
  • It’s hard to argue with this ranking of the NHL’s top ten dynasties of all time. [ESPN]
  • Jesse Ylönen now has 10 goals this season./
  • On The Chat, Max Domi explains why Victor Mete should grow a foot and start sporting a “man bun”. [Canadiens]/

Around the league and elsewhere

  • With Auston Matthews locked in, the spotlight has turned to comments from Mitch Marner’s agent regarding his looming contract talks with the Leafs. [TSN]
  • Keith Tkachuk was on the radio Wednesday morning to discuss his sons’ NHL success and future, his own time in the league, and more, [Sportsnet 590]
  • Brian Boyle almost didn’t make it on time to his first NHL game, but ten years later, he’s still scoring goals (now with the Nashville Predators, after being traded on Wednesday). [NHL]
  • After investigating a brawl between Acadia and St. Francis Xavier that occurred over the weekend, Atlantic University Sport announced suspensions for two coaches and 15 players. [Sportsnet]
  • Mikko Koivu will require surgery to repair his ACL, keeping the Wild captain sidelined for the rest of the season. [Wild]
  • Alex Prewitt takes readers behind the scenes with Jon Cooper and the Tampa Bay Lightning. [SI]/

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